The Christmas Gift Guide: Volume 2

Christmas is coming, the geese are getting fat…and so will I if I’m not careful! Have done so much travelling, which means eating rubbish airport food and ‘desperation snacks’. (Anyone else do ‘desperation’ snacking? When you’re so hungry that your stomach feels as though it’s digesting itself?) I’m trying to counteract the snacking with a lot of juices and salads and peppermint tea.

As I write this, I am travelling once again – this time to the Midlands. I’m on a Virgin Pendolino train and it keeps tipping over to the side rather alarmingly. Typing is hard, so I’ll try and keep this brief; this is the second volume of the Christmas Gift Guide, and it’s my pick of a few little stocking fillers that I think are gorgeous and useful.

Pens and papers at the ready, merry shoppers! (Or if you are penless, there’s a list of product with prices and stockist suggestion underneath the video.) This is also a first glance for many of my new haircut – I had it chopped whilst in New York last week for the new KMS California campaign. We like?

E.L.F. Sultry ‘n Smoky Set, £7.50 from E.L.F. cosmetics; Elemis Stocking Filler, from a selection at Time To Spa, each costing £25; Denman Brush, £7.16 from DenmanBrush.com; Liz Earle Botanical Body Treat (£11.75) and Cleanse & Polish Starter Kit (£13) from Liz Earle or John Lewis; Aromatherapy Associates Heavenly Oils, £14 from SpaceNK, Aromatherapy Associates website or LookFantastic; Mini Straighteners by £15 – brand “Hair Lite” but can’t remember where they are from or who the stockist was – ASOS have loads of similar ones starting at £7.50; Rapidlash Cracker, £39.99 at Boots; Caudalie Elixir, Limited Edition, £11 from Caudalie; MOR Belladonna soap from House of Fraser, £15; Handcream Trio, £20 from l’Occitane; Tom Ford Touch Point Perfume (also in White Pachouli) £30 from SpaceNK; Soap and Glory Minis Box (£10) and large bag (£18) both from Boots.

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